Eunuch Tomb

 
Address: No.80 Moshikou St. Shijingshan Dis.
Tel: +86-10-88724148
Website: None
Entrance Fee: 10 RMB

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Introduction

Tianyi Tomb(Eunuch Tomb), also known as Cixiangan, or Shixiangluan, is located at the foot of Cuiwei Mountain in Shijingshan District Beijing. The distance to Fahai Temple is about 500 meters.

Tianyi, with alternative name Weichuan, was born in Huayin in 1534. He was the eunuch in charge of the seal of emperor in decorum department. With outstanding ability, he won the trust of Wanlidi (Wanli Emperor) , and was once in the position of trust. After Tianyi died in 1583, Ming Shenzong (the emperor during Wanli Dynasty) ordered to build the tomb for him.

Tianyi Tomb can be called the treasure house of stone carving art. The pavilions, graves as well as sacrifices are all carved by white marbles. In front of Tianyi Tomb, there is a tall ornamental column. A civil officer and a military officer stand beside the stone gate which is extraordinary. There is an embossed lying lion on each side of the gate.
Not many tourists come here, so the tranquil environment of this tourist place will surely relax you.

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